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Restrictions relax…again!

Restrictions have relaxed in Victoria again so here’s what you can and can’t do now. There are no restrictions on leaving home and you can now have up to 30 visitors to your home per day. The limit on outdoor public gatherings is now 100. There are no restrictions on exercise. Masks only need to be worn in high-risk areas such as shopping centres, supermarkets, public transport, indoor markets, department stores and in taxis and ride shares. However, you…

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5-day Lockdown Begins

Victorians have started their first day of a 5-day lockdown that began at midnight last night. The lockdown is at Stage Four for the whole state, regional and metro. Here’s what you can and can’t do for the next 5 days. The four reasons to leave your home is back in place. This means you can only leave your home for work, shopping for essentials, caregiving or exercise. If you can work from home you must do so. The…

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COVID Alert!

New exposure sites have been listed and this time they are in Sunbury. If you have been to any of the following places at the following times, you are required to isolate immediately, get tested and stay isolated for 14 days. Story continues below… The exposure sites and times are: PJ’s Pet Warehouse in Sunbury between 3:37pm – 4:10pm on Friday February 5. Bakers Delight at Sunbury Square Shopping Centre in Sunbury between 3:40pm – 4:15pm on Friday February 5. Aldente…

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Victoria Returns to Stricter Restrictions

Victoria has returned to stricter restrictions due to a hotel quarantine worker testing positive for COVID-19. This means that masks must now be worn indoors and gatherings are reduced to 15 people per household. The 75% return to work that was scheduled for Monday has also been postponed. Story continues below… Anyone who has visited the sites below must immediately isolate for 14 days and undergo a COVID-19 test. North Point Cafe, Brighton Kmart, Brandon Park Nakama Workshop, Clayton…

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COVID restrictions – What’s Happening Now

Here are the latest COVID restrictions. You must wear a mask in shopping centres, supermarkets and large stores and while you are using public transport, taxis and ride shares. You can go mask-free anywhere else but you do need to carry one at all times. Story continues below… Up to 30 visitors are allowed inside your home per day. Residents of the home and children under one year are not included in the total. Hospitality venues are limited to…

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The Masks are Off!

Well, sort of. Victorians are now allowed to remove their mask while outside. However, you must still wear your mask while inside or if you are outside but are unable to social distance so you are still expected to carry your mask with you at all times. Here are the latest can and can’t dos. Story continues below… You can now have 15 visitors to your home and 50 people at an outdoor gathering. Restaurants, pubs and cafes can…

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Restrictions Ease!

After disappointing many Victorians on Sunday night, Dan Andrews has now eased many restrictions which is sure to bring relief to many people. Here is what you will be able to do as at 11.59pm Tuesday the 27th of October. All retail, restaurants, cafes, bars and hotels will reopen. (Indoor – 20 people max seated with 10 people per space, Outdoor – max 50 people with 1 person per 2 square metres. Beauty, personal services and tattoo parlours may…

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New COVID-19 Rules

COVID-19 restrictions have been slightly eased this morning. Here’s what Sunbury residents are allowed to do now. The 5km radius has been increased to 25km. There is no time limit on the amount of time spent outdoors. Story continues below… Golf courses, skate parks and tennis courts will reopen. Outdoor gatherings can have up to 10 people from two different households. You will be allowed to get a haircut. You will be allowed to attend an auction. You can…

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Latest Lockdown Laws

As most of you probably already know, Premier Dan Andrews delivered his roadmap out of lockdown on Sunday. Here are the latest rules we have to live by. You can only leave your home for one of four reasons – permitted work, to give or receive care, to exercise or to get essential food or supplies. Exercise is limited to one hour per day and only within a 5km radius of your home. Shopping must be within a 5km…

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Sexual Assault Victims Banned from Using Their Real Names
Victoria

As reported in the Herald Sun this morning, changes to the Judicial Proceedings Reports Act introduced in February now mean that sexual assault victims can be jailed if they talk about their experiences while using their real names. Victims are now prohibited from identifying themselves in publications such as media and autobiographies, whether they consent to their name being used or not. Story continues below… In this state, it is now an offence to publish the identity of a…

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